Markets look promising for the steel frame industry in the USA
Over the past ten years approximately 450,000 houses have been built with steel framing in the USA. It is fore casted that it will only be a few more years before the next 500,000 homes are built using steel. Rebuilding the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast region will be a big effort and it has created an unexpected opportunity for the steel framing market. This is not just due to the increased strength and durability of steel, but also to termites.
Light steel framing is making its mark on the construction industry — and it’s easy to see why. One company doubling down on the benefits of the LSF construction method is ARKEO system, a French company that supplies its product to developers, contractors, architects and installers.
Siberia typically has short summers and long, brutally cold winters. Adgesia Metal Constructions won the Russian National Steel Force award for a kindergarten project that was built in 6 months in the harsh Siberian climate.
Moscow-based Russian design company 1CLICKHOUSE has been focusing exclusively on cold-formed steel buildings for the last 10 years and completed numerous projects throughout Russia and CIS countries.